They were invited to Disney Accelerator Program. "Project Rayve" began. App-enabled BB-8 launched and sold out in the first day. It achieved toy-of-the-year status. They sold over one million Sphero robots in this year alone. Company growth is on the up and up. They've added crazy cute plush to their already stellar mix of products, plus they're dabbling in wearable technology with the Star Wars Force Band for a well rounded array of awesome. They're kicking butt and taking names. Literally.
BB-8 Special Edition With Star Wars Force Band...
You can also use the band by itself to complete Combat Training for Blasters, Lightsabers, and the Force itself, or collect digital holocrons in your environment through Force Awareness. Fulfill your destiny and become strong in the ways of the Force.
Pair your Force Band with Special Edition Battle-Worn BB-8. This Astromech Droid reflects the wear and tear of trekking across the galaxy on Resistance missions. Watch your Droid explore autonomously, guide BB-8 yourself, or create and view holographic recordings. The Force Band is also compatible with the original BB-8 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero and Sphero robots powered by Bluetooth SMART.
Power of the Force Modes:
- Droid Control Mode. Use the force to push, pull and control BB-8.
- Force Training Mode. Follow commands from BB-8 to master Jedi Knight abilities.
- Combat Training Mode. Use your imagination to wield a lightsaber battle with a blaster or channel the force.
- Force Awareness Mode. Uncover digital holocrons in your environment and collect them in the app.
- Robot Control Mode. Use the Force Band to drive other Sphero robots powered by Bluetooth Smart.
- You can watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' with your BB-8 and it will react to different characters and scenes. It will show excitement, recognition and fear depending on what part of the movie you're watching.
- Guide your BB-8 with a smartphone or tablet -- or the Force Band.
- BB-8 recognizes and reacts to your voice.
- Record and view virtual holographic videos with BB-8.
- Autonomous Behavior -- BB-8 has a mind of its own—explore the Star Wars galaxy together.
- It has an Adaptive Personality -- your BB-8's unique attitude and actions evolve as you interact.
This is one cool gift... for either adults or children. You're never too old for a Star Wars droid!